Visit Nichols

Visiting Nichols is the best way to get to know the School, its campus and programs, and most importantly, its people.

We require that parents/guardians attend one of our “See Us in Action” morning events. These events take place during the school day and include brief class visits, a campus tour and in some cases, a Q&A session with students. Please check the Admissions Calendar for “See Us in Action” dates and contact the Admissions Office to register, by phone at 716-332-6325, or via email at

Current Families:
Please contact the Admissions Office at 716-332-6325 to set up an appointment.

We ask that our applicants spend the day at Nichols visiting classes and meeting faculty and prospective classmates. During the day, an informal interview with an admissions representative will take place. These visits take place from October through May, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 7:50 a.m. to 1:40 p.m. for grades 5-12. Please call the Admissions Office at 716-332-6325 to schedule a date.

You are always invited to visit our campus for a play, a concert or a game. We want you to feel right at home. Please check the Admissions Calendar for a list of upcoming events.

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Fast facts
Average Class Size: 14
Student/Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Acres: 30
Founded: 1892
Average Enrollment: 570
Boy/Girl Ratio: 50% / 50%
Endowment: $25 million
AP Classes: 20



  • Sunday, October 1: All-School Open House, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 19: Middle School See Us in Action, 8-10 a.m.
  • Saturday, October 21: Admissions Test, 9-11:30 a.m.
  • Friday, October 27: Upper School See Us in Action, 7:45-9:45 a.m.


  • Thursday, November 9th - Upper School See Us In Action, 7:45 - 9:45 a.m.
  • Friday, November 10th - Admissions Test and Financial Aid Workshop, 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, November 14th - Middle School See Us In Action, 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
  • Saturday, November 18th - Young Scholars' Workshop, 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.